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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Thousands of VirtualHosts slowing down start/stop/graceful
Date Wed, 21 Jun 2006 07:44:25 GMT
On 21.06.06 03:07, jome wrote:
> Subject: [users@httpd] Thousands of VirtualHosts slowing down start/stop/graceful

> I'm running Apache 2.2.2[1] on a Mac OS X Server 10.3 box, and I'm 
> having some trouble which I'm pretty sure is related to having large 
> amounts of VirtualHosts (or large amounts of Directory). There's 
> currently about 2200 of them and most, if not all, follow a specific 
> scheme[2].
> The issue is basically that when I try to run apachectl restart or 
> graceful the execution will take two to three minutes, and right after 
> it will take rougly the same time before the new httpd processes are 
> spawned and during much of this time the server is left unreachable.

so you use different log files for virtual servers?
If so, here is your problem - reopening thousands of files takes ages.

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